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Bombardier CS100 completed test flights to 5.5-degree London City approach.

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Bombardier capped a series of CS100 tests at London City Airport (LCY) with a nonstop transatlantic flight to New York JFK on March 25, demonstrating the range capability of the smallest CSeries airliner from the airport closest to central London. CS100 flight-test aircraft FTV2 completed eight flights from LCY over two days on Mach 22-23, to validate the aircraft’s ability to operate into the airport, with its 5.5-degree approach and short runway. (www.airlive.net) Mehr...

Survey reveals ‘Top 10 Airports’

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According to a new international survey, the Top 10 Airports have been revealed. The survey which consisted of 65,000 passenger reviews covering overall airport quality, waiting areas, shopping, and restaurants. (www.airlive.net) Mehr...

BREAKING Peruvian Airlines Boeing 737 accident at Francisco Carle Airport, Peru.

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BREAKING STORY - Peruvian Airlines Boeing 737 on fire at Francisco Carle Airport Peru - SEE VIDEO at link. No news on causalities UPDATES to follow (twitter.com) Mehr...

Electronics ban on flights not a longterm solution: IATA boss

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British and US bans on laptops and tablet computers in the cabin of flights are not sustainable in the long term, the head of the association representing airlines said Tuesday. "The current measures are not acceptable as a long-term solution to whatever threat they are trying to mitigate," said Alexandre de Juniac, director general of the International Air Transport Association said Tuesday. "Even in the short term, it is difficult to understand their effectiveness. And the… (www.yahoo.com) Mehr...

Allegiant Air flight makes emergency landing due to possible engine fire

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Flight 636 with 163 passengers and crew was about 10 minutes from landing in Dayton, Ohio, just before noon when a cockpit warning light indicated a fire in the aircraft's right engine, according to an internal Allegiant memo obtained by the Tampa Bay Times. (www.tampabay.com) Mehr...

Slots To Be Temporarily Required for Bizav at Toronto Pearson

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Slots will temporarily be required for business and general aviation operators at Toronto Pearson International Airport due to an increase in overall aircraft operations combined with a runway rehabilitation project. Business and general aviation operators are required to book arrival and departure slots up to 48 hours before estimated time of departure (ETD) or arrival (ETA), according to the National Business Aviation Association. (www.bjtonline.com) Mehr...